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Grants to Support Arts Education in Tennessee

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Tennessee Arts Commision

Deadline Date:

01/09/12 4:30 PM

Description:

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Grants for up to $7,000 to for arts education programming in Tennessee. The purpose of this funding is to support projects that demonstrate creative and innovative arts education programming in community settings or non-traditional school environments for populations of all ages. Professional visual, performing, folk and ethnic, or literary artists must be used. The Commission gives priority to funding the fees of professional artists.

There are two separate funding opportunities through this RFP: tier one and tier two. Tier One - $500-$5,000 for innovative arts education programming in community settings or non-traditional school environments for populations of all ages. Tier Two - $500-$7,000 for projects serving elementary, middle and/or secondary students through hands-on, experiential arts education programs.

Examples of projects may include, but are not limited to: after school programs for at-risk youth, projects involving adults as the primary learners, community-wide events with strong arts learning components or short-term teacher training activities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 126731

Estimated Size of Grant:

up to $7,000

Term of Contract:

Up to 1 year

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Arts councils
Libraries
Government agencies
Human service organizations whose primary mission is education
PreK-12 public schools and school systems may NOT apply in this category. Private PreK-12 schools possessing non-profit 501(c)(3) status are eligible to apply.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Ann Brown
Interim Director of Arts Education
ann.brown@tn.gov
(615) 532-5939

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Tennessee